OA Repository Newsletter – May 2018

Open Access books via Primo

Aberystwyth University supports new Open Access book publishers who are trying new ways to provide worldwide access to free online editions of scholarly content.

Primo currently provides access to material made available by ‘Open Book Publishers’ and ‘Knowledge Unlatched’ initiatives. Between them, they offer a wealth of resources on Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Science.

See, for example, ‘ Just Managing? What it Means for the Families of Austerity Britain
’ via Primo.

Some new full-text articles from April 2018

Students on Tech – an innovative partnershipM. Jacob
Novel digital features feature discriminate between drought resistant and drought sensitive rice under controlled and field conditions K. Williams et al

Top 5 CADAIR’s downloaded Articles in April 2018

Using participant or non-participant observation to explain information behaviourCooper, Janet; Lewis, Rachael; Urquhart, Christine58
Security, Democracy, and the Rhetoric of Counter-TerrorismJackson, Richard43
Serendipity and Information SeekingFoster, Allen; Ford, Nigel39
"Politics, Passion, Prejudice: Alice Childress's Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White"Cashman, Nicky35
Negotiation or Mediation?: An Exploration of Factors Affecting the Choice of Conflict Management in International ConflictJackson, Richard31

Top 5 CADAIR’s downloaded Theses in April 2018

Have recent changes in mental health legislation and policy provided any positive gains for service users in England and Wales?Swann, Stephen Paul137
Integrating Climate Change into Conservation and Management of Marine Fisheries Resources: A Study of the Sustainable Development of Marine Fisheries in NigeriaOkon, Emmanuel Edem87
The right to a clean environment: a story of oil pollution in the Nigerian DeltaOkonmah, Patrick Dumme75
The Impact of Economic Liberalisation on Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in NigeriaOgechukwu, Obokoh Lawrence73
An Investigation into the barriers faced by international students in their use of a small Irish academic libraryFoley, Orla61